clear clear clear clear clear
   Scoops & News

Ritesh & Farhan complete a decade with ZNMD

April 22, 2011 06:18:19 PM IST
Glamsham Editorial
Send to Friend

The release date for ZINDAGI NA MILEGI DOBARA has been pushed to July 15 from June 24, which was announced at the beginning of the calendar year. Chances are that Zoya Akhtar's second movie as director could be held up for a while more to ensure that it's release date coincides with the release date of DIL CHAHTA HAI, August 10.

The Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar and Abhay Deol starrer is supposedly an extension of the story of DIL CHAHTA HAI (2001), which had Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Akshaye Khanna playing the leads. However producer Ritesh Sidhwani asserts that the film is neither an extension nor will it be pushed further down from July 15.


Says Ritesh, "It's supposed to be a summer release, so how can we bring it on the same date as DIL CHAHTA HAI, which is August 10? In any case, it's a celebratory film for Farhan (Akhtar) and me because our association completes a decade this August," he says. "Our first production was a film about friends, and our first release in our 10th year is also about friends. By the time the year ends, we'll have produced a dozen films together."

Sidhwani attributes the rescheduled release date to their film's editor, Chandan Arora's illness. The team thought he would recuperate with a few weeks' rest. But Chandan's doctor insisted on surgery. "We had a deadline. So, we proceeded with another editor," he adds.

Anand Subaya, who is working on DON 2, was roped in and editing started from scratch. "We didn't force him to follow someone else's work. He had to look at the complete footage before he started editing the film which took some time. Thankfully, the wait is nearly over now," said Ritesh before signing off.


More related news

- Rangoli slams Hrithik, Farhan, Karan and is slammed back! - News
- Farhan Akhtar's open letter in support of Hrithik Roshan will make you don thinking hat! - News
- Girls watch out for Farhan Akhtar's perfectly toned body! - News
- Know how Farhan Akhtar squeezes out time for his love! - News
- Read how Farhan Akhtar's roots helped him play Kishen in LUCKNOW CENTRAL - News
- Farhan Akhtar & Shraddha Kapoor head for a clash - News
- Meet the original LUCKNOW CENTRAL band! - News
- Meet Farhan Akhtar's Gayatri madam aka Diana Penty - News
- LUCKNOW CENTRAL: Farhan Akhtar has to choose between his Dreams or Freedom - News
- Farhan Akhtar's prisoner look from LUCKNOW CENTRAL revealed - News
- Farhan Akhtar's Inside Edge trailer: pacy & glamourous - News
- FUKREY turns 4! - News
- Alleged couple Farhan-Shraddha to rock once again? - News
- Ashutosh Gowariker to direct Farhan Akhtar in his next? - News
- This is what Farhan Akhtar says about Aditya Roy Kapur - News